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Enter a measurement to see comparisons

The Measure Of Things is a search engine for finding comparative or relative measurements of physical quantities.

Want to know how much, how long, how many, how far, how large, how tall, how high, or how heavy something is? Want to figure what weighs 5; 500; or 5,000 tons? The Measure Of Things can tell you what you need to know.

With the Measure Of Things tool, you can take a physical quantity - like 84 kilograms or 23 cubic meters - and see how it compares to a list of famous or well-known objects. For example, 84 kilograms is the weight of about 17 gallons of paint, while 23 cubic meters is about twice the volume of a cement mixer truck.

You can use the Measure Of Things to research equivalent measures for several types of quantities, including weight, length, speed, time, height, area, volume, and computer data.

Did you know?
The size of Brazil is 8,514,877,000,000 square meters
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The length of The Navy Pier
The size of Earth's Oceans
The length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919)
The weight of a Human Heart
The size of a Ballpoint Pen Tip
The length of a London bus
The height of The Petronas Twin Towers
The size of San Jose
The amount of The Google Earth database
The size of Disneyland
The speed of The Speed of Sound
The speed of a Greyhound
The length of The Oregon Trail
The height of Olo'upena Falls
The amount of The LHC Data Generated per Second
The height of General Tom Thumb
The size of Belgium
The length of The First US Continental Congress
The amount of The Hubble Telescope
The length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik)

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